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September 17, 2019

The Evolution of Auction Fundraisers

This post is sponsored by Auctria Auction fundraisers have evolved a lot since paper and pencil bid sheets and long checkout lines. There’s so much more fundraising in addition to just the auctioning at an auction fundraiser. Auction teams that offer sponsorships, direct donations, raise-the-paddle or fund-a-need exceed their fundraising goals. Having a better understanding of the audience and new technology can help to boost your auction fundraiser.  With these auction secrets, you can crush […]
September 11, 2019

The Giving Season is Right Around the Corner ― Are You Ready?

This post was sponsored by NationBuilder. There are still some precious weeks left for planning and preparation before the giving season begins. Nonprofit organizations around the country are gearing up for what should be their most fruitful fundraising months of the year. With so much excitement in the air, it’s time to make sure your goals are set for #GivingTuesday. Start backwards Let’s fast forward to the day before your ideal #GivingTuesday. Imagine what it […]
September 7, 2019
Tracy Ebarb Nonprofit Fail

Nonprofits Fail – Here’s Seven Reasons Why – Tracy Ebarb

Why Do Nonprofits Fail? Does it seem a bit crowded in here? A few years ago, during his presidential campaign, Dr. Ben Carson made the statement that 90% of nonprofits fail within a few years.  While Dr. Carson’s statement was largely hyperbole, it did call to attention the alarming rate of both nonprofit failure and ineffectiveness. The real data from National Center on Charitable Statistics reveals that approximately 30% of nonprofits fail to exist after […]
August 26, 2019

Small but Mighty: How to Power Through When Your Staff is Low

It happens. People move on to other opportunities, budgets can get tight ― whatever factors led to being an understaffed organization, it’s left up to you to figure out how to continue business as usual. While you’re in this weird limbo state, it seems like the tasks keep piling up as the world is chugging ahead at full speed.  Take a deep breath. We’ve got this. Use this checklist to help you reorganize your organization […]